Child Health and Disability Prevention Program

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For more information phone 619-542-4178 or send us an email.

Kindergarten and First Grade Health Exams

Purpose

Promote school readiness and academic achievement through preventive healthcare.

Services

The CHDP program Health Promotion unit works closely with school districts and private schools to promote the required first grade entry health examination. All incoming first grade students are required to have had a well-child health exam between 18 months prior to and 90 days after entry into first grade. No-cost health exams are available to children from families with low incomes. Families can call 1-800-675-2229 to learn more or to find a provider in their area.

Information for Parents and Guardians

Information for Districts and Schools